A SPECIAL THANK YOU!

Within this writing I reflect upon President Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden’s visit to the G7 summit and the visit with the UK Royals which could have easily been viewed as a USA Royal Visit to the UK, with a Special Thank You!

CHAPTER 7 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 7 of my book reading entitled: “EL NORTE.” I especially became interested within the history of Plaza de Armas located in what was formally the Spanish province of Louisiana. I also found unsettling moments within this chapter, yet to find moment of reflections to connect to the present day, and the importance of the title of a nation as the United States of America.

CHAPTER 6 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 5 of my reading from the book entitled: “EL NORTE.” I became interested in the act of letter writing, the time-lapse between sending and receiving a letter from coast to coast, the historical Spanish missions in Alto California, the Kings Highway and the Spanish historical territory located in present day Vancouver that was called Nookta Sound.

CHAPTER 5 | SUMMARY.

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 5 of my reading from the book entitled: “EL NORTE.” I became interested in the continued explorations and learning of the inherent prominence of Spanish Bernado de Gálvez who was integral to the creation of America.

CHAPTER 4 | SUMMARY.

WIthin this writing I reflect upon Chapter 4 of my reading from the book entitled: “EL NORTE.” I specifically became interested at the making of racial categories within what we know today as America.

MY ALHAMBRA!

Within this blog post I connect the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr to the historical relations between Muslim and Catholic Spain with the Alhambra that is located in Granada, Spain.

EMERGING VOICES!

Within this writing I reflect upon the recent readings and notes from the book entitled: “EL NORTE,” as related to my previous blog posts and current events, and why I feel that it is necessary to read and learn the American Hispanic / Spanish heritage.

CINCO DE MAYO 2021!

CINCO DE MAYO – On May 5th it is the day of Cinco De Mayo, this is the day when the Mexican army celebrates their victory over the French in the battle of Puebla on May 5th 1862. Image Link With Love & Kindness! 🙂

BOOK READING NOTES!

This blog post page is to share and preserve thoughts as I read through the book entitled: “EL NORTE, The Epic and Forgotten Story of North America” (Gibson, 2019).